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Table 1 Descriptive statistics for MoBa sample vs population

From: Partner relationship satisfaction and maternal emotional distress in early pregnancy

  MoBa sample PopulationA
  Proportion Mean (SD) Proportion Mean (SD)
Parity     
   0 43.7%   40.6%  
   1 36.0%   35.6%  
   2 + 20.3%   23.8%  
Age   29.9 (4.5)   29.4 (5.0)
SingleB 2.7%   6.1%  
Education     
   University, lower degree 38.9%   28.1%  
   University, higher degree 17.5%   10.3%  
Unemployment 4.6%   1.1% C  
  1. A Population statistics on parity, maternal age and being single for the study period (1999-2005) from Medical Birth Registry of Norway. Statistics on education and unemployment from Statistics Norway for age matched women in general (pregnant and non-pregnant) in the study period.
  2. B Separated, divorced, widowed (vs. partnered)
  3. C Observation period 2006-2009